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, おく.れる, おく.らす, おそ.い
slow, late, back, later
れる, 後れる, おくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, usu. 遅れる
1. to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue
oft. 後れる
2. to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times)
3. to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death
4. to be slow (of a clock or watch)
, 鈍い, 晩い, 遲い, おそい
Only 遅い, Only 鈍い, Only 遲い
1. slow, time-consuming, sluggish
Only 晩い
2. late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night
3. later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual
4. too late, having missed the boat
5. dull, stupid
, ちこく
Takes suru
lateness, tardiness, arriving late
, 後れ, おくれ
delay, lag, postponement, falling behind
乗りれる, 乗りおくれる, 乗れる, のりおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to miss (a train, bus, etc.)
2. to fail to keep up with (e.g. the times), to be left behind by
くとも, おそくとも
Adverb, Antonym: 早くとも
at the latest
かれ早かれ, おそかれはやかれ
Expression, Adverb
sooner or later
らせる, 後らせる, おくらせる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to delay, to postpone, to put off, to slow down, to hold up, to retard, to put back (a clock)
れる, でおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to get a late start
, ちえん
Takes suru, May take 'no'
delay, latency
, , ちち
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
slow, lagging, tardy
流行, りゅうこうおくれ
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
out of fashion, out of style, outmoded
, 手後れ, 手おくれ, ておくれ
being too late, losing one's final chance
, おそく
, ちちゃく
late arrival
, ちぎ
Takes suru
hesitation, vacillation
, ちどん
dullness, stupidity
, ちじつ
long spring day
, ちこう
See 速効
delayed effect
, ちはつ
Takes suru
starting late or behind schedule
, こうち
Antonym: 拙速
elaborate but slow execution, polished but slow work
, ちみゃく
May take 'no'
slow pulse
, りょうち
historical term
lingchi, death by a thousand cuts, slow torture by slicing off parts of the body
, ちろう
See 早漏
late ejaculation, impotence
, ちしゅん
late spring, spring that comes late
, 栖, せいち
Takes suru
1. living in tranquility, retiring to the countryside
2. retirement house
, おそざくら
late-blooming cherry blossom
, ちはい
Takes suru
delay in rationing
ればせ, 後ればせ, れ馳せ, 後れ馳せ, おくればせ
May take 'no', See 遅ればせながら・おくればせながら
belated, eleventh-hour
まき, 蒔き, 晩蒔き, おそまき
Antonym: 早まき・はやまき
1. sowing late
See 遅まきながら・おそまきながら
2. doing late
咲き, , おそざき
May take 'no'
late blooming (flower, talent), late flowering
, ちたい
Takes suru
delay, procrastination
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